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Garmin nuvi 660 personal travel asistant

My gramin nuvi 660, starts up as normal and after ..i touch agree and menu comes up and i touch menu screen it shuts down...then after trying process again it says pre boot mode and menu comes up then shuts down when screen touched..help please..

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    garmin shuts down and reboots at will frecuently

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Do you know how can I do hard reset in Garmin 660
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Are you running this unit while it is charging? Does the Nuvi 660 have a sufficient charge?

Try to do a hard reset on the unit.

Posted on Dec 13, 2007

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    alem962 Aug 12, 2012

    Thanks!

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In case it is a software problem try this and see if it will fix it....Try this and see if it fixes your problem...follow these steps.
1. Power off the unit.
2. HOLD down the power button and you will see "Pre Boot Mode" appear on the lower part of the display. KEEP HOLDING the power button down and the display will flicker, do this until the pre boot mode message disappears. This seems to take a long time (60 seconds at least).
3. Once the pre boot mode message disappears release the power button and your device will perform some activites to try recover from the problem.

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    alem962 Aug 12, 2012

    Thanks! It worked.

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http://www.sharc.net/gps_LCD_repair.htm


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  2. From the Where to? / View map screen, touch Settings (wrench icon).
  3. Touch Display.
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If your touchscreen is not responding to any touch and preventing you from recalibrating the touchscreen using the instructions above, please follow the steps below:
  1. Connect your nuvi to your computer with a compatible USB cable.
  2. Open the Garmin Nuvi drive located in MyComputer/Computer. (Note: Mac users can locate the Garmin Nuvi drive icon on the Desktop.)
  3. Open the Garmin folder.
  4. Locate and delete the GUPDATE.GCD file.1
  5. Safely disconnect your nuvi from your computer.
  6. Power the nuvi Off.
  7. Power the nuvi on by holding the power button.
  8. Continue holding the power button down for 1-2 minutes until the screen calibration option displays.
  9. Touch the center of the dot as it moves around the screen.
  10. When Calibration Complete appears on the screen, please touch OK.

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It will show you dots at various locations on the screen and you touch them. By doing so, it calibrates the screen.

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